Our criminal justice policies have created a system of mass incarceration which hurts our communities and has disproportionate impacts on low income families and communities of color.
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution creates a bedrock for American values and the ACLU's mission.
The fundamental constitutional protections of due process and equal protection embodied in our Constitution and Bill of Rights apply to every person, regardless of immigration status.
Our goal: a Nebraska where LGBT people can live openly, where identities, relationships, and families are respected, and a state where fair treatment on the job, in schools, housing, public places, and health care do not depend on who you are or who you love.
The ACLU protects Nebraskans' right to participate in government meetings and obtain public records. A democracy cannot function without government transparency and the ability of the people to hold elected officials and other government actors accountable.
Police have the vital and difficult job of protecting public safety. Performing this job effectively does not require sacrificing civil liberties.